Under RKVY project i.e. Demonstration on Red Rice, a training programme was conducted on topic “Integrated Management of Stem borer and plant hopper in Paddy” on dated 15.9.2022 at village Kati Tal. Gondia.
Mr.R.D Chavan SMS (Ento.) gave detail information about the life cycle of Stem borer and Plant hoppers on paddy and how to take observation of pests in paddy field. Likewise he briefed about the importance of IPM for managing different pest.
Dr Vijaykumar Kore SMS (Horti.) also given information about Importance of vegetables and fruits in human life.
Dr. Syed Shakir Ali, Senior Scientists and Head guided the farmers about the importance of Trichocards, Yellow sticky traps, Pheromone traps and other pest management methods Likewise practical demonstration on how to install/fix Trichocards and yellow sticky traps was also undertaken in paddy fields. In addition to this he gave the information about marketing, value addition, crop diversification and complete value chain of paddy, Oilseeds, Pulses and Vegetables.
Under this projects inputs viz. Biopesticides and trichocards was distributed to the beneficiaries of RKVY demonstrations.
In all 44 farmers, farm women and officials were present during training. After the training programme field visit was undertaken in paddy crop and accordingly advisories was given to the farmers.